03 Dec '12, 11am

You Can't Fight Climate Change Without Rethinking The Economy

You Can't Fight Climate Change Without Rethinking The Economy

ihmbristol /Video screen capture With climate talks progressing (or not) in Doha as we speak , we should all be paying attention to what our future holds. Take a look at this graph. It charts global CO2 emissions against the backdrop of the ongoing parade of climate talks. It does not make for pretty viewing. Now take a look at this graph. It illustrates the lifespan of energy infrastructure that is being put in place right now. With 1.4 megawatts of coal being developed globally , it makes a mockery of the claims that we can afford a gradual, cautious transition to clean energy. Those calling for an immediate moratorium on new fossil fuel infrastructure are not radicals, they are realists. ihmbristol /Video screen capture These charts come from an important talk by Kevin Anderson, Professor of Energy and Climate Change at the Tyndall Center, University of Manchester. But ...

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